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2017 Toyota Prius: Canada’s Green Car of the Year

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The 2017 Toyota Prius is already redefining the concept of “Hybrid”, with its bold, sporty exterior, advanced yet welcoming interior, and engaging, fun-to-drive performance. Now, the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) has given Canadians another reason to take pride in driving the most popular and proven hybrid on the planet – naming the 2017 Toyota Prius the Canadian Green Car of the Year…

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Driving.ca Reviews the Prius v

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A decade and a half ago, I drove the Toyota Prius on its introduction into Canada. It was so offbeat that my editor divvied it up between all the auto writers, each adding comments to the story. I was impressed by the hybrid technology, but the vague steering wandered all over the road at highway speeds. And no matter where I parked, it drew a crowd…

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Edmunds Expert Review: 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

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There aren’t many choices if you want to buy a compact crossover segment and achieve remarkable fuel economy. Before 2016, the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid was the only hybrid crossover in the game, and we didn’t think its marginal fuel savings were worth the higher price. (Customers apparently agreed because the Crosstrek Hybrid has been discontinued for 2017.) Thankfully, last year brought the debut of the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, which offered significantly higher fuel economy compared to the regular RAV4. We think the price bump is justified…

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Camry Hybrid Fuel Economy Comparison

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There’s no doubt in anyone’s mind that fuel efficiency is a major motivator in new car sales. The U.S Department of Energy has put out a detailed listing of sedans, and the 2016 Toyota Camry Hybrid brings in the top prize at 41 mpg (combined city/highway). With a sticker price in the mid-$20,000,, that puts this fuel efficient hybrid pretty high on most people’s lists…

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2017 Toyota Prius c Expert Review

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As the least expensive hybrid in the company’s lineup, one might think the 2017 Toyota Prius C subcompact is a bare-bones proposition. But that’s just not the case. While the Prius C is smaller and less powerful than its larger hybrid siblings, it offers a nice array of standard equipment, including Toyota’s Safety Sense-C system that includes pre-collision warning and braking, automatic-high-beam headlights and lane-departure warning…

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Expert Review: 2017 Prius c Hatchback

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Think of the 2017 Toyota Prius C as the skinny latte of the Prius family. It still seats five, has four doors and performs the same Herculean fuel-efficiency feats as the larger Prius and Prius V wagon, but in a slimmer, city-friendly package. This is a car that embraces its life’s purpose as a fuel-sipping, easy-to-park and practical little hatchback, a conclusion we reached after spending a year with one…

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2017 Best Retained Value: Toyota Prius c

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Pioneering the hybrid car movement, the Toyota Prius brand has quieted the naysayers and remains popular in both the new and used market. For 2017, the Toyota Prius c has taken the top spot in the Sub-compact Car segment from last year’s winner the Honda Fit. This 4 door hybrid hatchback has a surprisingly large interior for this segment. It also has a good amount of space for cargo with the seats up or down…

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